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Chungking Mansions a study of life lived in the raw

The maze of corridors in the five, 17-storey blocks has sat in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui for more than half a century. But it was the 1994 Wong Kar-wai movie Chungking Express that earned the buildings in Nathan Road their iconic status.

Sunday, 9 June, 2013, 9:31am 7 comments

Domestic helpers push for an end to live-in rule

The Hong Kong Federation of Asian Domestic Workers' Union says the rule exposes maids to the risk of indecent assault or sexual harassment by their employers.

4 Mar 2013 - 5:08am 8 comments

Top travel websites offer unlicensed rooms

Popular travel websites are offering online bookings for unlicensed guest houses in Hong Kong, exposing tourists to safety hazards, a South China Morning Post investigation reveals.

21 Jan 2013 - 4:59am 2 comments

Students enter mainstream

Glaswegian homeowners are struggling to sell their properties in a market still mired in recession mentality. According to latest data from the Registers of Scotland, residential property sales have dipped to the lowest volume since records began in 2003, and amount to less than half of the number of properties sold in Scotland during the market peak of 2007-2008.

7 Jan 2013 - 10:06am

Subdivided-flat misery much worse than realised, study finds

As many as 280,000 families could be living in subdivided flats in old buildings across the city, with many paying higher than average rents, according to a new study by a concern group.

17 Dec 2012 - 5:22am 4 comments